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School Menus

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Jaffrey-Rindge schools Grade and Memorial Monday: Crispy chicken patty sandwich, broccoli, baby carrots Tuesday: French toast sticks, scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese, Tater Tots Wednesday: Beefy macaroni bake, savory green beans Thursday: Toasty cheese sandwich, tomato soup, seasoned broccoli Friday: Cheese or pepperoni pizza, tossed salad Every day: Fruit and veggie bar Middle and high school Monday: Chicken Parmesan, rotini, marinara sauce, veggie medley Tuesday: Beefy taco salad, seasoned black beans, …

Peterborough: NYC transplant finds a foodie haven in town

Monday, November 16, 2015

When Jeff Kutler moved to Peterborough from New York City, the last thing he expected to find was a little bit of Greenwich Village downtown, But that’s how he felt when he walked into Monadnock Oil & Vinegar at Grove Village Shops. “I’m a foodie,” he said. “I was so impressed with the …

Peterborough: Thanksgiving fare on the Open Hearth

Thursday, November 5, 2015

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture presents a Hearth Cooking Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Held in the Center’s Phoenix Mill House, Hearth Cooking Saturday features samples of authentic 19th century recipes prepared over the open hearth. The November menu includes traditional Thanksgiving fare. Participants will be able to sample roasted turkey, pork and apple pie, turnip sauce, oven baked …

Rindge: Well-traveled diner off and running

Monday, October 28, 2013

If you’ve driven through the intersection of Routes 119 and 202 during the last few Saturday mornings, chances are that you’ve seen the out-the-door line of people at the Hometown Diner. The historic diner that was moved from …

The low-down on gluten: The difference between intolerance, sensitivity

Monday, October 21, 2013

Celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity. If neither of these sound familiar, perhaps the term gluten intolerance does as well. But with the growing awareness of different types of gluten sensitivity, it’s important to know the facts and …

Know your food: On eating  natural, organic

Monday, October 21, 2013

No matter what type of diet someone follows, whether they eat meat, don’t eat any meat, eat dairy or none at all, their diet can still be all-natural and organic. Many responses to eating only natural and organic food may be that it’s too hard or too expensive, …

Challenges and benefits: So what is vegan, anyway?

Monday, October 21, 2013

Some may have heard of a vegetarian diet, which excludes meat from the diet. But the vegan diet may be on the rise, and even this lifestyle has a few variations. Some vegans don’t eat anything that our …

FALL HARVEST: Sweet year for apples

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

The orchards in the area are winding up a successful season this month, as a slow spring and rainy summer provided an abundance of fall apples. Even though the season is coming to a close, there are still …

ML: School Menus

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

conval schools Elementary and middle Monday: Mini pancakes, turkey sausage, baby carrots, crunchy veggie, applesauce Tuesday: Chicken patty, green beans, cucumber, pear Wednesday: Tacos, corn, pineapple, churro Thursday: Ham/cheese on bun, three-bean salad, Mandarin oranges Friday: Cheese dippers/marinara sauce, hot pasta, celery/hummus dip, kiwi Every day: Fruit and …

Temple: Tapping possibilities

Monday, October 14, 2013

A tractor-trailer truck pulls up, loaded down with over 2,000 plastic bottles, waiting to be filled with the pure maple syrup produced at Ben’s Sugar Shack in Temple. The driveway for the shack isn’t large enough to accommodate …

School Menus

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

conval schools Elementary and middle Monday: Chicken fajitas, red beans, baby carrots, Mandarin oranges Tuesday: Meatballs bread bowl, hot pasta, broccoli, crunchy veggies, pears Wednesday: Macaroni/cheese, green beans, cucumber, apple Thursday: Chicken fingers, rice pilaf, kale chips, crunchy veggies, pineapple Friday: Nachos, chili w/beans, corn kiwi Every day: …

Sharon / Wilton: Planting seeds for spring

Monday, September 23, 2013

After all that hard work in the spring and summer months to get the garden in pristine shape, there is no need to have it all go to waste over the winter. There are some quick and easy …

For past decade, suppers have been dishing up food and friendship

Monday, September 16, 2013

This fall marks the 10th Anniversary of the Thursday night community suppers in Francestown, Bennington, Antrim and Hancock, initiated in 2003 by The Grapevine Family & Community Resource Center. The first supper was served at the First Presbyterian …